Martha A. Garcia-Murillo

Senior Associate Dean
307 Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-1829
mgarciam@syr.edu
Martha Garcia Murillo
Overview

Martha Garcia-Murillo is a Professor of Information Studies at Syracuse University. She has an M.S. in Economics and a Ph.D. in Political Economy and Public Policy from the University of Southern California. She has done consulting for several United Nations Agencies and has provided training for regulators from all over the world through the World Bank and the United States State Department. Her research expertise is about the impact of technology and public policy. She is also an expert in theory construction and has written and led workshops on the subject at multiple conferences and universities.

Research

Dr. Garcia-Murillo specializes in regulation of information and communication-related industries. As an expert in institutional, behavioral and information economics; she focuses her work on the impact of ICTs on access and society. Her research has explored the impact of ICTs on the creation of new business, the informal economy, and corruption

Her current research explores the impact of technology on employment and policies aim to facilitate a smooth transition to a more technologically dependent society

She is also interested and writes about theory construction.

Professional

Dr. Garcia-Murillo specializes in regulation of information and communication-related industries. As an expert in institutional, behavioral and information economics; she focuses her work on the impact of ICTs on access and society. Her research has explored the impact of ICTs on the creation of new business, the informal economy, and corruption

Her current research explores the impact of technology on employment and policies aim to facilitate a smooth transition to a more technologically dependent society

She is also interested and writes about theory construction.

Teaching

Prof. Garcia-Murillo has taught several courses in the information field including information policy, ICT4D and the doctoral seminar in theory construction.

Personal

I enjoy meeting with friends for interesting social, political and economic discussion. I like cooking, biking, golfing, swimming, dancing and skiing in the winter. I play board games and travel with friends and belong to a local book club.